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  Eastern Zhou History, China Zhou Dynasty, Spring and Autumn Period & Warring States Period
In 771 BC, with the death of King You, the last king of the Western Zhou Dynasty, the Eastern Zhou Dynasty began.
Xuan Jiu, the son of King You, established the dynasty in 770 BC, and moved the capital to Luoyi (present-day Luoyang, Henan Province).
The Spring and Autumn period began when the capital was moved to Luoyi in 770 BC and named after the Spring and Autumn Annals written by Confucius.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > 476 BC
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  ANCIENT ROME 753 BC - 476 AD
The biographical sketches are chronologically arranged from the founding of Rome in 753 BC to its fal of the Western Empire in AD 476.
A wide overview of world events from 44 B.C. to A.D. 14--the lifetime of Caesar Augustus--with the birth of Christ as the central event.
Biographies of the Roman rulers from Julius Caesar (44 B.C.) to Domitian (96 B.C.).
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for 476   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He and his troops were mercenaries in the service of Rome, but in 476 the Heruli revolted and proclaimed Odoacer their king.
Migraine and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: an outcome study of 476 patients.
Liberty Star Adds 476 Mining Claims Covering about 119 Square Miles to the Big Chunk Project; Numerous Anomalies Are Identified; Three New Blocks Named; Four Previously Named Blocks Expanded; Geochem, IP and Drilling Progresses.
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 Qin Dynasty -- Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China -- Research Into Origins Of Huns, Uygurs, ...
BC 659-621) in escorting him to the throne at Jinn, with a promise of seceding to Qin 8 cities to the west of Yellow River.
In the autumn of 636 BC, the brother of Zhou King Xiangwang, Shu-dai, hired the Di barbarians in attacking the Zhou court.
In 473 B.C., the Wu Principality was annexed by Yüeh.
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 The Official Age of Empires Expansion: The Rise of Rome
In 277 BC, Antigonos Gonatas (a descendent of Antigonos, one of Alexander's generals) became king of the Greek Kingdom of Macedonia and established the ruling Antigonid dynasty, which reigned until its conquest by the Romans.
During the 3rd century BC, Pyrrhus came to the aid of the Greek colonies in southern Italy and Sicily that were fighting the Romans in Italy.
By 202 BC, the kingdom of Macedonia was struggling to maintain control of the city-states of the Greek Peninsula, which were joining together in rebellion.
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In 771 BC the Zhou capital was sacked by barbarians and rebel lords.
In 321 BC the kingdom of Chin (Ch'in, Qin) conquered the kingdom of Shu.
Beginning in 230 BC the king of the Chin began a ten-year campaign which ended in the conquest of all of the other warring states in 221 BC, resulting in the unification of China.
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 Lentini Information
It was reduced to subjection in 498 BC by Hippocrates of Gela, and in 476 BC Hieron of Syracuse established here the inhabitants of Catana and Naxos.
It was mainly the eloquence of Gorgias of Leontini which led to the abortive Athenian expedition of 427 BC.
Its independence was guaranteed by the treaty of 405 BC between Dionysius and the Carthaginians, but it very soon lost it again.
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 History of Ancient Athens - Periklean Age
Kimon later sailed against Skyros (476 BC) and as executor of the Amphictionic league, he expelled the Dolopian pirates and brought Athenians to colonize the island.
In 447 BC, a revolution in Boeotia took place and an Athenian body of one thousand hoplitae, mainly youthful aristocratic volunteers, under the command of general Tolmedes, marched to Boeotia, against the advice of Perikles, who told them to be patient and wait until they collected a stronger force.
At the third year of the war (429 BC), Perikles died in the autumn, from the plague and the political power of Athens now fell on demagogues, who often been unable to persuade the middle class and the aristocrats of Athens, they used cheap politics to stir up the population with disastrous results.
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 The Three Kingdoms - Introduction
In the year 1293 BC there was an expedition sent against the Land of the Demon commonly believed to be the Tartars.
The year 284 BC is a memorable one in her history, because one of her generals invaded Qi and captured more than sixty cities.
About 377 BC, there was a division among the Buddhists; the northern branch had their center in Kashmir, while the southern section made Ceylon their headquarters.
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 Western Zhou Dynasty Map   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was philosophers of this period who first enunciated the doctrine of the "mandate of heaven," the notion that the ruler (the "son of heaven") governed by divine right but his dethronement would mean that he had lost his mandate.
In 771 BC, the Zhou court was sacked, and its king killed by invading barbarians who were allied with rebel lords.
The first, from 770 to 476 BC, is called the Spring and Autumn Period, after a famous historical chronicle of the time; the second is known as the Warring States Period (475 to 221 BC).
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 Concrete and paving history - ancient times 540 A.D.
12,000,000 BC A natural deposit of cement compounds forms due to the reactions between limestone and oil shale during spontaneous combustion near present-day Israel.
3000 BC The Egyptians began to use mud mixed with straw to bind dried bricks.
300 BC The Babylonians and Assyrians used bitumen to bind stones and bricks together.
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 Great Wall of China - Spring and Autumn Warring States Period
Finally, in 579 BC and 546 BC, two treaties were made between Jin and Chu kingdoms, resulting in a short peace in the Central Plains.
Firstly defeated by the kingdom of Wu, Goujian, the king of Yue, applied himself to the development of agriculture and training his army He finally got an opportunity to conquer the Wu and became the last overlord during the Spring and Autumn Period.
In 256 BC, Qin dispatched army and defeated the Eastern Zhou Dynasty.
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 Ethics of Greek Politics and Wars 500-360 BC by Sanderson Beck
Athenian Empire 479-431 BC Athens had been destroyed in 480 BC, but after the Persian invasion was defeated the next year, the Athenians began to rebuild their walls and to make the Piraeus a major harbor, persuaded by Themistocles, who had championed their victorious navy.
In 421 BC the recalled Spartan king Pleistoanax and the Athenian general Nicias agreed on a peace for fifty years; both sides agreed to restore several cities that had been taken in the war, and all the captives were to be released.
Spartan Hegemony 404-371 BC According to Thucydides during the Peloponnesian War in 424 BC the Spartan general Brasidas had told the Thracians that the Peloponnesians did not seek empire but were struggling to end Athenian imperialism; Brasidas offered autonomy to Thrace, and his policy was confirmed in oaths by the Spartan ephors.
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 Archidamus II - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Archidamus II (died 427 bc), king of Sparta (476-427 bc) in the years preceding the Peloponnesian War.
Archidamus III (died 338 bc), king of Sparta (360-338 bc).
bc), king of Sparta (about 398-360 bc), son of King Archidamus II, and the successor of his half brother, King Agis II...
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 476 BC - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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476 BC, Events, By place, Greece, Births, Deaths and 476 BC.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He ascended the throne after his grandfather, Leotychidas II, was banished around 476 BC after being accused of bribery.
His coolness and presence of mind are said to have saved the Spartan state from destruction on the occasion of the great earthquake of 464 BC, but this story must be regarded as at least doubtful.
He died probably in 427 BC, certainly before the summer of 426 BC, when we find his son Agis II on the throne.
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 480 BC
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Philolaus, Greek mathematician and philosopher (+ circa 405 BC) (estimated date).
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 An Historical Perspective of Acupuncture | John A. Amaro, DC, FIACA, Dipl. Ac.
During this same time period (Zhou dynasty 1000-221 BC), three of the most significant books on Chinese medicine were written: the Huang Ti Nei Jjing (The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine), the Su Wen (Essential Questions) and the Ling Shu (The Miraculous Pivot).
Even though these books were written during the Zhou dynasty, their content dates back to approximately 2500 BC during the reign of the legendary emperor Huang Ti.
It was not until approximately 400 BC that pulse diagnosis was first used in Chinese medicine.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Athenian   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the Persian Wars he commanded the Athenian army at the battle of Plataea in 479 BC, and was subsequently prominent in founding the Delian League, an alliance of Greek city-states that joined against Persians in...
In 476 BC he went to Sicily to live at the court of Hiero I, and he died at Gela.
He won the prize at the Athenian drama contest when Aristophanes competed with The Clouds and was regarded with Aristophanes and Eupolis as one of the greatest comic dramatists.
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The biographical sketches are chronologically arranged from the founding of Rome in 753 BC to its fal of the Western Empire in AD 476.
A wide overview of world events from 44 B.C. to A.D. 14--the lifetime of Caesar Augustus--with the birth of Christ as the central event.
Biographies of the Roman rulers from Julius Caesar (44 B.C.) to Domitian (96 B.C.).
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 470s BC at AllExperts
* 478 BC - Establishment of the Temple of Confucius at (modern-day) Qufu.
* 476 BC - Archidamus II succeeds his grandfather Leotychides, who is banished to Tegea, as king of Sparta.
* 476 BC - Zhou Jing Wang / Ji Gai, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
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 Dynasties of China: Qin Dynasty   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The king of the Qin state, Yinzheng, conquered the other six dukes through ten years of wars and brought an end to the riotous Warring States Period (476 BC - 221 BC) in 221 BC.
Finally, in 207 BC, Xiangyu's army inflicted heavy losses on the Qin army; and in the following year, Liu Bang broke Xianyang, the capital of Qin, thus putting an end to the notorious Qin Dynasty.
Finally, Liu Bang defeated Xiangyu in 202 BC and established the Han Dynasty (206 BC - 24 AD), after which he proclaimed himself the emperor of the Han.
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 Chinese Tea
Tea was used as offerings in the Western Zhou Dynasty (11th century BC --- 711 BC), vegetables in the Spring and Autumn Period (770 BC - 476 BC), and medicine in the Warring States Period (476 BC - 221 BC).
Later in the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - 24 AD), it became a main commodity.
During 300 years between the Three Kingdoms Period (220 - 280) and the Northern and Southern Dynasties (386 --- 589), especially the latter, Buddhism was popular and Buddhists applied tea to relieve sleep in za-zen, so tea trees spread along valleys around temples.
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 Remote Antiquity and Slave Society (1.7 million years ago-476 BC)
The most ancient dynasty, the Xia Dynasty started in 2070 BC The center of Xia was the western part of modern Henan Province and the southern part of modern Shanxi Province, with a sphere of influence that reached the northern and southern areas of the Yellow River.
This era was followed by the Spring and Autumn (770-476 BC) and Warring States (475-221 BC) periods, characterized by the decline in power of the ruling house and power struggles between regional powers, marking the transition from slave to feudal society.
During the Spring and Autumn and the Warring States periods, there was a great upsurge of intellectual activity, producing many famous philosophers, such as Lao Zi, Confucius, Mencius and Mo Zi, and the well-known military scientist Sun Wu, author of the Art of War.
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 Shopping & Auction, China
The wine vessel was made 2000 years ago at the time of later Warring States (476-221 BC).
The wine vessel was excavated in Qu Village, Quwo Town, Houma, Shanxi Province in 1990, the site used to be the graveyard in Spring and Autumn Annals (770-476 BC) and Warring States (476-221 BC).
Bronze wares were very popular in emperors and nobles families during the periods of Zhou (Chow) (1122-770 BC), Spring and Autumn Annals (770-467 BC), Warring States (467-221 BC), Qin (Chin) Dynasty (221-206 BC) and Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD).
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 Mediterranean Civilizations to AD500
The Persian Wars (490-479 BC): Challenge to Greek civilization from the Persians; Darius in 490 BC and Xerxes in 480-479 BC; key battles: Marathon (490 BC); Thermopylae (480 BC); and Salamis (479 BC).
The Sophists (mid-5th century BC): The Greek focus on scientific and metaphysical questions shifted about 450BC, when an intellectual revolution occurred in Greece, primarily in Athens because of its system of direct democracy, its stress on individualism, and its need for solutions to social and political problems relating to the individual and society.
Between 264 and 146 BC, Rome fought the three Punic Wars with Carthage; the high point for the Carthagians was the campaign of Hannibal during the second war; by the end of the Punic Wars, Rome dominated the Mediterranean world.
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 apologetics: The Bible Confirmed
That decree was given in 444 BC by King Artaxerxes.
Go forward 476 years from 444 BC, and you have AD 32, but there was no year zero, so we have to add one, which takes us to AD 33, the year that Christ was cut off (killed, crucified).
444 BC minus 476 years equals AD 32, and as before you add one year due to the fact that there was no year zero, which brings us to AD 33.
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 The cultivation and use of hemp in ancient China
The oldest Chinese agricultural treatise is the Xia Xiao Zheng written circa the 16th century BC which names hemp as one of the main crops grown in ancient China (Yu 1987).
A piece of hemp textile with a silver-white design was unearthed from a tomb in a cliff near Guixi in Jiangxi province and dated to the Spring and Autumn (770 to 476 BC) or Warring States period (476 to 221 BC).
Hemp was commonly grown as a seed crop throughout the Spring and Autumn period (770 to 476 BC), Warring States period (476 to 221 BC), the Qin dynasty (221 to 207 BC), and the Han dynasty (206 BC to 220 AD).
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